Press Releases

Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.

Finish Your Holiday Shopping and Get Free Shipping From Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 14, 2012)—It’s not too late to finish your holiday shopping online! This weekend only, when you give $200 worth of Heifer International’s heartwarming gifts on shop.heifer.org, you’ll get free three-day

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Thoughtful Last-Minute Giving is Possible With Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 21, 2012)—Still searching for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Heifer International has a thoughtful and easy way to show you care: charitable gifts of animals and resources that will help families

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Counter the Black Friday Rush With Heifer International Gifts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2012) – As aggressive retailers kick off sales earlier and earlier, transforming Black Friday into “Grey Thursday,” Heifer International offers shoppers a way to step away from the frenzy and donate to

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Heifer International named to Forbes List of 100 Largest Charities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Heifer International has moved onto the 2012 Forbes Largest 100 Charities list. Heifer International was listed at number 98 on this year’s list, up from the Top 200 last year. In recent years, Heifer

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Heifer International Biogas Project Wins InterAction Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 28, 2012) – Heifer International’s biogas project in Uganda has received a Best Practice Award from InterAction, a coalition of nonprofit organizations focusing on disaster relief and sustainable development.

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Heifer International receives $8 Million for East Africa Dairy Development Extension

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 5, 2012) – Heifer International has received an $8.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for project work on the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project.  The grant will support existing

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Explore Heifer International Through Flat Stanley App

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 25, 2012) – Curious kids can now explore the powerful hunger-fighting work of Heifer International through the beloved characters Flat Stanley and Flat Stella. Heifer International and Flatter World Inc. are

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Heifer Central Philippines Projects Unharmed; Impact on South Being Reviewed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 5, 2012) - Heifer Philippines country staff report that project communities in the Central Philippines, which received high winds and heavy rains from Typhoon Bopha, suffered no damage, injuries or other adverse impact from

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Heifer International Premieres New Public Service Announcement

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Heifer International is proud to share a new broadcast-quality public service announcement (PSA) about the nonprofit’s holiday gifts of livestock and training for friends and family this season. The

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Initial Philippines Post-Bopha Assessment Shows Loss of Animals, Crops

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 7, 2012) - Heifer Philippines country staff continues to assess damage from Typhoon Bopha, but project officers and partners in the Sta. Jose community in South Philippines are reporting a number of homes damaged or

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